Carroll Shelby Dead at 89

One of the single most influential car enthusiast, Carroll Shelby has passed away at the ripe age of 89 on May 10, 2012. Shelby has made a tremendous impact on the car world since he began as a driver throughout the 1950s. During his time as a driver he drove for teams Cad-Allard, Aston Martin, and Maserati. Shelby then went on to design some of the most breathtaking cars ever. Carroll Shelby’s last car the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500, was recently unveiled this spring and announced as the most powerful Mustang ever. The GT500 will produce 662hp from the most powerful production V8 ever. With the untimely death of Mr. Shelby and the release of the last car he took part in, the 2013 Shelby GT500 is sure to be a collectors item. In honor of Carroll Shelby please enjoy the picture gallery displaying some of the cars he had a part in creating.

 

AC Cobra DragonSnake

1969 Shelby GT350

Ford GR 1 Concept

Dodge Shelby Charger

Ford Shelby Cobra Concept

Shelby AC

Shelby Series 1

Shelby GT500

Shelby CSX6000

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

 

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